66-year-old woman dies after road accident in Bukit Batok; driver arrested

66-year-old woman dies after road accident in Bukit Batok; driver arrested

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File photo of a police car in Singapore. 

SINGAPORE: A 66-year-old pedestrian died on Thursday (Jan 10) after she was involved in a car accident in Bukit Batok. 

The police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Bukit Batok East Avenue 6 and Bukit Batok Street 21 at about 10.45am. 

The driver, a 29-year-old woman, was arrested for causing death by negligent act, police added.

A photo posted by a Facebook user shows a woman lying barefooted with a blood trail on the road.

She was unconscious when taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital where she died from her injuries, said the police. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

Source: CNA/jt(gs)

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